How to Target a Board Position: Why You Need a Separate Set of Board Documents

How to Target a Board Position: Why You Need a Separate Set of Board Documents

Targeting board director roles is a different ball game than targeting executive leadership roles. As such, you need an entirely different set of career marketing documents—or board documents—to set yourself up for success. In a previous article, we covered how a board document’s content differs from an executive resume. However, the term “board document” doesn’t…

An Executive/Board Director’s Guide to Re-Entering the Workforce

An Executive/Board Director’s Guide to Re-Entering the Workforce

It is becoming increasingly common for people to be out of the workforce for a year or more. Sometimes by choice and sometimes involuntary, there are several reasons why someone may step away from the workforce for a period, including caring for elders or children, returning to school, deciding to travel, or overcoming a personal…

Board of Directors Intelligence: Emotional, Mindfulness, & Adversity

You may recall learning at some point in your educational endeavors about the 7 types of intelligence: linguistic, logical-mathematical, bodily-kinesthetic, spatial, musical, interpersonal, and intrapersonal. There are 3 new types of intelligence that are gaining traction among boards of directors: emotional intelligence, mindfulness intelligence, and adversity intelligence. They go hand in hand with other core…

5 Questions to Help You Navigate Your Executive Career Journey

5 Questions to Help You Navigate Your Executive Career Journey

An executive career journey isn’t as straightforward as climbing the corporate ladder anymore. No magic formula will guarantee career recognition and promotions until you reach the top. The career trajectory vision has morphed from a vertical bottom-up ladder to more of a lattice, with vertical, horizontal, and diagonal opportunities. The path through the career lattice…